A significant number of our clients are utilising the image based backup solution provided by Altaro.

HyperV image backup to local storage in the form of a NAS or USB drive with offsite backup to Altaro Offsite Server in our private storage.

Altaro reduces backup storage requirements with their unique inline deduplication process (No we haven’t asked either). It supports compress, encryption and grandfather-father-son archiving.

Restoring, which is as important as the backup-up itself is a simple process. With Altaro also supporting the instant boot of any VM version.

For more information feel free to contact us or feel free to have a read of their site – https://www.altaro.com/

Office 2016 Install Fail

Office 2016 Install Fail

April 2019

We've seen a recent spate of brand new windows 10 machines failing on the installation of office 2016, the install simply flags an error and then rolls back. Investigation into the issue identified the issue to be with .Net and running the repair tool would then allow the successful installation of Office 2016. Link for the repair tool - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/install/repair Read More ...

Cloud Move

Cloud Move

April 2019

One of our clients in Stansted have moved their infrastructure to a private cloud setup. They've retired their SBS 2008 box and moved email to 365 and their data to a hosted server 2016 environment. An issue with the underlying internet connection but Virgin have resolved this and all is now operating well. Remote access issues for them have been Read More ...

Backup Solution

Backup Solution

February 2019

A significant number of our clients are utilising the image based backup solution provided by Altaro. HyperV image backup to local storage in the form of a NAS or USB drive with offsite backup to Altaro Offsite Server in our private storage. Altaro reduces backup storage requirements with their unique inline deduplication process (No we haven't asked either). It supports Read More ...

Support and Internal Projects

Support and Internal Projects

August 2013

Another busy week here at Attenu8 no major projects this week but a lot of support work. We have also been able to put time into sorting a lot of the little gremlins and spelling mistakes on the company website. New entries to our technical posts section have been created and the link sent out via twitter (Don't forget to join Read More ...

Ubiquiti Unifi

Ubiquiti Unifi

July 2013

Setup of office Unifi wireless system completed. We experienced issues with the access points getting stuck in provisioning state. The issue was tracked down to the Draytek router that all connections ran through, by expanding network connections out to our POE switch this was resolved. Unifi 3.0 also rolled out..... Read More ...

Listen - Terminal Server

Listen - Terminal Server

July 2013

It's been over three months since the go live of the Listen TS. Remote workers and 'hotdesk' operators now have full functionality and ease of operation. Next job is to complete the ip addressing schema change. Awaiting a change control window... Read More ...